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Rick Rushing and Dennis Melson share their secrets to creating a strong safety culture at Entergy.
An aerial photo from a drone shows a large tree leaning on a distribution line in a flooded area. The images allowed Entergy to develop a plan to enter the area safely and remove the tree.
This commemorative banner, which veterans were encouraged to autograph, will be hung as a reminder of the company’s respect and gratitude for America's veterans.
The inaugural Smokin’ Hot Cook-Off was held recently at the Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum grounds. The cooking was serious, but the day was about fun, fellowship, and giving back, as all proceeds benefited local charities.

Smokin' Hot Cook-Off Teams Get Cooking to Give Back

The inaugural Smokin’ Hot Cook-Off was held recently at the Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum grounds. The cooking was serious, but the day was about fun, fellowship, and giving back, as all proceeds benefited local charities.

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An adult eagle feeds fish to a fledgling in south Madison County.
Audrey Sistrunk stands in front of her new home with its architect and builder, Ernest Thornhill.

Home for the Holidays in Copiah County

This Thanksgiving, Audrey Sistrunk celebrated the one-year anniversary of moving into her new home in Georgetown, Mississippi.

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Warm a Heart for the Holidays

Through The Power to Care, Entergy partners with local nonprofit agencies to provide emergency bill payment assistance for people in crisis.

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Entergy workers replace copper electrical wire with aluminum to improve safety and reliability.

Bringing History to Life…or More than a Decent Docent

Entergy Mississippi retiree volunteers his time as a historical tour guide

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Parent Power

Entergy Mississippi Employee Selected as District Parent of the Year

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Baxter Wilson Employees Spruce up Family Shelter

More than 20 employees from Baxter Wilson Plant in Vicksburg, Mississippi, spent time renovating an abandoned hotel to become the Lifting Lives Family Shelter.

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Rex Brown Employees Help Third Graders Improve Reading Skills

“Instructors and students alike looked forward to the visits,” said Bryan. “These bright and enthusiastic students were extremely appreciative of the one-on-one instruction.”

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Gerald Andrus Teamwork Makes Dreams Work

Employees from Gerald Andrus plant in Greenville, Mississippi, recently teamed up to make dreams come true for a local resident.

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Power Grid Upkeep Vital to Communities

What do a closed bridge, boil water notice and pothole have to do with electricity? A lot more than you may think. Infrastructure improvement is largely unseen and not exciting…but one of the most important things a community can do.

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A Conversation with Entergy's Vicki Harris

Vicki Harris is a category leader associate III with Entergy’s strategic sourcing generation department. She joined Entergy two years ago as a procurement specialist at Grand Gulf Nuclear Station.

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Charles Hall Honored with Presidential Lifesaving Award

Hall credits Entergy safety training for helping to save child’s life

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Porter receives Presidential Lifesaving Award

Employee honored for saving a restaurant patron’s life

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Solar Success: Entergy Mississippi Solar Stations are Powering Life

All three sites are now online and generating power!

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Photo by Robert Chapman

Clinton High School Students Get Engineering Insight into Continental Tire

Continental Tire is the fourth-largest tire manufacturer in the world, and the plant in Hinds County eventually will employ 2,500 people with an average salary of $40,000.

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Entergy Mississippi Adds 13 Linemen to its Ranks

Entergy Mississippi has 13 new linemen out in the field, and Entergy Louisiana has added one to its ranks, thanks to the most recent Lineman’s Boot Camp graduation.

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Two Entergy Mississippi Employees Save a Life

“Steve and Don set a high bar for us all,” said Entergy Mississippi President and CEO Haley Fisackerly. “It says a lot about us as a company that we train our employees to notice signs and act when needed."

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Feeding the Soul and Body

Eric Luttrell, storekeeper, grew up around Entergy. Doing so not only influenced his career path, it also gave him the name of his catering side project, Little Diamond’s.

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A Conversation with Entergy’s Performance Improvement Manager at Grand Gulf Nuclear Station

Paul Salgado is the performance improvement manager at Entergy’s Grand Gulf Nuclear Station.

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Entergy Mississippi Offers Customers Free Help with Taxes

Qualified families may use the services of any of the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance sites, which are certified to provide free tax preparation.

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Entergy Mississippi Proud to be a Part of the Continental Tire Recruiting Team

Think the only job a utility has is to keep the lights on? Think again.

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February Ushers in Lower Rates for Entergy Mississippi Customers

With $6.80 decrease, bills are more than 22 percent below the national average

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Entergy Mississippi Flood Preparation

At Entergy Mississippi, a team has been assembled to assess the forecast and plan for worst-case scenarios. This team is actively working on plans to protect our employees, the public and critical equipment.

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Entergy Mississippi 2015 Year-end Recap

We’ve made tremendous strides toward making Entergy Mississippi, Inc. a better place for our customers, communities, employees and owners.

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Veterans Spotlight: Rock Ingram & Wilbert Corley

In celebration of Veterans Week, we recognize two Entergy Mississippi employees.

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Rodriguez with her nephew during her 2011 deployment aboard the USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77).

Entergy Nuclear Veteran Spotlight: Amber Rodriguez

Amber Rodriguez served in the Navy as a nuclear electronics technician for 8 years. She joined Entergy in 2014 and is a maintenance coordinator at Grand Gulf Nuclear Station.

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Sir Saint and the Saintsations join Entergy Mississippi's Darron Case in congratulating Ray Vaughn, Lineman of the Game, for the Nov. 1 Saints-Giants game at the Superdome.

It was ‘All Saints Day’ at the Superdome, and Ray Vaughn was Lineman of the Game!

Sunday, Nov. 1 was a historic day in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, and Entergy Mississippi’s Ray Vaughn was there to take it all in.

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Entergy Mississippi Employee Wins President’s Lifesaving Award

Entergy Mississippi Lineman Mark Whitworth doesn’t see his lifesaving actions as anything special, but it takes someone special to do what he did.

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From left to right: Corey Cooper, WF3; Amber Harris, GGNS; Dr. Ivory Lyles, ASU dean; Roy Miller, GGNS radiation protection manager; Sheila McKinnis, EMI; Marcus Ward, ASU institutional advancement VP and Jermiah Billa, ASU health physics program.

Entergy Nuclear Presents $50,000 to Alcorn State University

The donation will provide five ASU health physics students with a $10,000 scholarship.

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Company Supports Fair Net Metering Rule

We believe our customers should have the choice to self-generate electricity from renewable resources, as well as the ability to provide excess energy to the distribution grid, just as they do today.

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A special thank you to our Entergy volunteers who made a difference at the museum.

Entergy Employees Help to ‘Fix-up’ Mississippi Children's Museum

Almost 25 Entergy employees volunteered on Sept. 8 to help beautify the museum.

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Blake Hogue, Charles Conerly, Curtis Bogan, Bryan, Van Bunch and Matthew Sanders delivered the supplies collected by employees in and around Vicksburg. 

Employees Provide School Supplies to Watkins Elementary

The employees raised $1,000 of money and school supply donations for students.

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Dan Sund receives the President’s Life Saving Award.

Entergy Mississippi Employee Saves Life with Heimlich Maneuver

For his efforts, Sund received the President’s Life Saving Award. Entergy Mississippi President and CEO Haley Fisackerly presented the award to Sund at the September Health and Safety Advisory Board meeting.

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“We’re encouraged that natural disasters can and will be overcome by the human spirit. We know the dedication, energy and passion we’ve seen in our company and our state can fuel a brighter future for Mississippi.”

Powering Through: My Katrina Story -- Haley Fisackerly, Entergy Mississippi president and CEO

This article is one in a series that tells the stories of Entergy employees and their experiences during the Hurricane Katrina restoration.

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Entergy Mississippi Finds ‘Jobs for Youths’

This summer, Entergy Mississippi introduced four high school students to what their future could look like with the “Jobs for Youths” high school internship pilot.

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“Our employees had to step up quickly and lead. Nearly everyone had to take on a different role to get that restoration done. We can do great things when faced with adversity.” — Robbin Jeter, Vice President of Customer Service, Entergy Mississippi, Inc.

Powering Through: Entergy's Katrina Stories: Robbin Jeter, Vice President of Customer Service, Entergy Mississippi, Inc.

This article is one in a series that tells the stories of Entergy employees and their experiences during the Hurricane Katrina restoration.

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“In my heart, New Orleans will always be home to me, but I’ve used the experience as a stepping stone.” — Chiquentia Jenkins, customer contact representative, lead

Powering Through: Entergy’s Katrina Stories -- Chiquentia Jenkins, Customer Contact Representative, Lead

This article is one in a series that tells the stories of Entergy employees and their experiences during the Hurricane Katrina restoration.

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Getting a ‘JumpStart’ into Entergy

Entergy Mississippi recently hosted almost 30 co-ops and interns for a networking lunch.

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Solar panels are installed at the DeSoto County site

Burnin' Daylight: Entergy Mississippi solar sites are making progress

Subject matter expert Aaron Hill shares the latest news about Entergy Mississippi's Bright Future solar pilot project.

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If You Can’t Take the Heat…

If you have to be out in the heat, follow these tips to keep yourself safe.

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Gerald Andrus volunteers made home improvements for a local resident (in blue shirt) as part of a United Way community initiative.

Re-Designed Digital Newsroom Launches

New digital newsroom marks Entergy's entrance into the blogosphere.

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ANIMATION: Restoring Power After Severe Weather

When a storm passes, Entergy personnel must assess damage to electric equipment and facilities to determine corrective actions.

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